Detectives investigating a report of a rape in Hemel Hempstead are appealing for witnesses to come forward.
The incident is alleged to have occurred in a vehicle, sometime between 9.55pm and 11pm on Saturday August 28.
Detective Inspector Justine Jenkins, from the Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire and Hertfordshire Major Crime Unit, said: “A man has been arrested and charged as part of the investigation and our enquiries are continuing at this time.
“As part of this, we are appealing for any witnesses or anyone who may have information about what happened to please come forward.
“Were you in the Waterhouse Street area, near Moor End Road, between the times stated? Did you see a man in a white VW Polo talking to a teenage girl, or driving away from the area before returning around an hour later?
“Any information at all could assist our ongoing enquiries.”
You can report information online at herts.police.uk/report, speak to an operator in the Force Communications Room via online web chat at herts.police.uk/contact or call the non-emergency number 101, quoting crime reference 41/66809/21.
Alternatively, you can stay 100 per cent anonymous by contacting the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 or via their untraceable online form at crimestoppers-uk.org